Just a tad. Maybe a couple of football fields. Bigger, smaller potato, tomato. We dont want to offend anyone...so lets call it a draw.
Yes, in this particular example they were probably referring to the continent.
The continent indeed is bigger. And the country, Verenigde Staten, is also bigger. :)
Ok, I just picked greater to translate groter and it was counted as a mistake. Maybe the word isn‘t exactly the perfect fit, yet is given as one of the possible correct translations, until you actually use it... why?
Because when you click on a word you get hints and hints are exactly that. It is up to you to formulate a correct sentence. Greater does not work in this context:
Similar when you click on dan the hints are: than, then, but. Only than is correct to use